Cowgirl Swimming and Diving Hosts New Mexico State
Nov. 4, 2014
LARAMIE, Wyo. -
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The University of Wyoming Cowgirl swimming and diving team hosts New Mexico State on Thursday at 5 p.m. MT in Corbett Pool. The Cowgirls have won 14-straight duals in Corbett Pool dating back to 2010. UW is off to an impressive 3-0 start in duals this season winning 38 of the 48 events in those matchups.
“We are looking forward to another home meet in Corbett Pool and we are looking to breaking some pool records this week,” UW head coach Tom Johnson said. “Our women are so good at home and really thrive inside Corbett Pool.”
Freshman Maria Harutjunjan continues to dominate for the Cowgirls. She remained undefeated on the season in individual events. Against CSU, She opened her night with a win in the 100 breaststroke with a mark of 1:04.09. She added a win in the 200 breaststroke later in the evening clocking in with a 2:17.82. Her final event win came in the 200 individual medley finishing with a time of 2:09.05. Harutjunjan remained undefeated in the breaststroke events against Air Force winning the 100 breaststroke at 1:04.39 and the 200 breaststroke with a mark of 2:19.90.
Junior Kari Campbell punched her ticket to the NCAA Zones early in the season. Against CSU, Campbell won the 3-meter springboard with a tally of 308.48. She closed out her night with a score of 279.38 on the 1-meter springboard. Both marks qualified her for the NCAA Zones. Sophomore Keely Bishop also qualified for the NCAA Zones with a tally of 268.95 on the 1-meter springboard.
The Cowgirls dual with NMSU will be the last home event for UW for 62-days, as Wyoming’s final home dual of the season comes on Jan. 17 when the Cowboys and Cowgirls host Denver University.
About New Mexico State:
The Aggies head to Laramie with a 1-1 overall dual record. Most recently the Aggies defeated CSU-Pueblo, 94-75 on Oct. 25. New Mexico State’s lone defeated came at the hands of Grand Canyon, 154-140. The Aggies have been solid this season in the distance freestyle events picking up wins in the 1,000 freestyle in both duals. Emily Nightingale won the 1,000 freestyle against Grand Canyon with a NMSU’s season-best 10:44.19. Dorottya Lennert has been solid in the butterfly events this season ranking fifth in the Western Athletic Conference with a time of 57.45 in the 100 butterfly.